ONE UP ALL FOUNDATION believes education is key to changing lifelong economic and social prospects for underserved students. We believe that a solid education underpinning is one that starts from day one. ONE UP ALL directs its efforts on students K-12.
The facts say it all. The following facts atttest to the need for an organization like ONE UP ALL.
STUDENTS OF COLOR ARE OFTEN CONCENTRATED IN SCHOOLS WITH FEWER RESOURCES
Schools with 90 percent or more students of color spend $733 less per student per year than schools with 90 percent or more white students.
BLACK STUDENTS SCORE SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER ON NATIONAL ASSESSMENT TESTS.
Black student reading at the 4th and 8th grade levels was 26 points lower than white students on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test. Similar gaps are apparent in math.
The 12th grade assessment also showed alarming disparities as well, with only 7 percent of black students performing at or above proficient on the math exam in 2015, compared to 32 percent white students.
AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS ARE LESS LIKELY TO HAVE ACCESS TO COLLEGE-READY COURSES.
Only 57 Percent of Black Students have access to the full range of Math and Science Courses Necessary for College Readiness, compared to 81 Percent of Asian-American Students and 71 Percent of White Students.
Even when Black Students do have access to Honors or Advanced Placement Courses, they are Vastly Underrepresented. Black And Latino Students also have less access to Gifted And Talented Education Programs than White Students.
HOW ONE UP ALL WILL HELP
- Identity underserved students in need and seek to resolve issues related to education.
- Seek donations from technology and other companies to provide computer equipment and funding for Wi-Fi Access
- Seek contributions from Corporations, Organizations and Individuals to provide funding for ONE UP ALL services.
- Find people willing to mentor high school students.
- Award scholarships so more students can attend college.
Our Goal Is To Prepare And Motivate Students For A Rapidly Changing World By Fostering Programs That Encourage Critical Academic Skills Especially In Science, Technology, Engineering, And Mathematics (STEM) For Success In School Today And As Preparation For The Economy Of Tomorrow.
ONE UP ALL Is A Group Of Like-Minded Individuals Who Believe Education Is A Primary Key To Improving The Lives And Economic Fortunes Of Under-Served Youth In Communities Across The Country.
We Work With Schools, Teachers, Religious And Civic Organizations To Identify Worthy Students At Secondary Grade Levels To Assist Materially And/Or Financially To Help Them Achieve Through Education.
Our Vision Is To Aid Urban Students To Realize The Highest Levels Of Academic Achievement, To Enable Them To Reach And Expand Their Potential, And To Prepare Them To Become Productive, Responsible, Ethical, Creative, And Compassionate Members Of Society.